New economic projections from the
Before we get into what the P countries have in common, and why the
According to a new
The region's economic stars in 2013 will be
"The tailwind is gone, and we can no longer sail effortlessly," the report concludes. "It is time to row."
Likewise, a new report from ECLAC revised regional economic projections downward to 3.1 percent from the 3.8 percent it had projected in December.
Most economists say that
It may be too early to get excited about
My opinion: While the reasons behind their rapid growth differ,
And the end result is clear:
- The Plight of Latin America's Teachers
- Mess in Honduras has American Fingerprints
- Nicaragua Canal a Big Dig - Or Big Scam?
- Techies Heading to Latin America
- Pope Francis' First 100 Days Give Signs of Hope
- Venezuela's Bad Loser Syndrome
- Jimmy Carter will Irk Both Sides in Venezuela
- United States Wins Rare Diplomatic Battle in Latin America
- Argentina's Oil Fiasco No Surprise
- Xi's Latin America Tour a Tit-For-Tat Message to Obama
- Joe Biden - New US Point Man for Latin America?
- While Pacific Alliance Thrives, Mercosur Withers
- OAS Report Breaks Ground on Marijuana
- World Science Map Grim for Latin America
- What Obama Did Not Say about Latin America
- Obama's Big Item in Mexico - Student Exchanges
- US, Europe Take New Step to Crack Down on 'Tax Havens'
- Latin America's Fastest-Growing Economies
- A Post-Castro Era Looms for Cuba
- It's Time to Delist Cuba
- Evolving United States - Mexico Relations
- Mexico's Drug War: Balkanization Leads to Regional Challenges
- Venezuela's Maduro Off to a Bad Start
- Venezuelan Opposition Leader Gains New Political Clout
- Venezuela's Maduro Hurts his Own Case
- Venezuela Lags Behind in Social Gains
- Argentine President May Be Hurt by 'Francismania'
- A Guatemalan Tyrant Faces Justice at Last
- The Free Market Experiment in Latin America
- Surprise! Mexico Backs Human Rights Cause!
- The Deal That America and Russia Must Make Following Chavez's Death
- Venezuela Election: David vs Goliath Contest
- Venezuelan Elections: Rehabilitated Neoliberalism vs 21st Century Socialism
- Chavez: American Nemesis, Latin American Hero
- Open Letter to The Economist - RE: 'Hugo Chavez's Rotten Legacy'
- Argentine Pope Could Impact Politics in Latin America
- Argentina Shoots Itself in the Foot Over Falkland/Malvinas Islands
- Brazil Should Stop Being Self-Absorbed Giant
- Mexico's Education Reform May Prove Historic
- Everybody is Upbeat on Mexico — Except Mexicans
- NAFTA at 20: The New Spin
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